This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the glibc project.
Re: v2: The GNU C Library 2.16 release plan
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Jeff Law <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 05/31/2012 12:48 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> Oh, and one other point about release testing:
>> GCC routinely gets tested before release by full GNU/Linux distribution
>> rebuilds - is anyone able to test distribution rebuilds with new glibc
>> after we freeze for 4.6? ?This may be less likely to show up problems than
>> rebuilds with new GCC are, but it could still be useful.
> Dunno if I have any good way to do a full distro rebuild right now, well, at
> least not without incurring the wrath of the entire Fedora development
> community :-)
You can actually do this in a side koji tag or on a Fedora
infrastructure build box somewhere. It might be doable, just need to
talk to the right people.
Fedora rebuilds whenever a new GCC necessitates it, but that likely
isn't going to coincide with glibc releases, somewhat unfortuantely.
> We are tracking the trunk (currently at 4d17e683) in Fedora Rawhide. Issues
> so far have been entirely Fedora specific.
Except for the bits/sysctl.h issue, which a patch has been posted for.